June 5, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

US Losing the Huawei Battle in Europe

Europe is embracing Huawei as its supplier of 5G, the next generation telecommunications network. While the US warns the Chinese multinational telecommunications company threatens global security, there are no alternatives today in the marketplace.

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Congress Backs Trump’s Warning Against Huawei

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi backs President Donald Trump’s warning to European allies against Chinese telecom giant Huawei building their 5G communication network. DefSec Mark Esper tells allies, using Huawei can risk their security ties with the US.

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Navy Wants to Scrap 4 Littoral Combat Ships

Littoral Combat Ships

The US Navy wants to scrap four of its Littoral Combat Ships which it says are already so outdated they can’t be even be used for training anymore.

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Morning Coffee Is Off the Burner

Morning Coffee is off the burner today, Monday, February 17, to celebrate Presidents’ Day. We’ll be back Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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Soldiers Seek Fighter-Pilot Goggles

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The Army’s FY21 budget calls for fighter pilot-like situational awareness, augmented reality, do-it-all goggles for nearly half of all close combat forces, from infantry to scouts and engineers — that’s more than 40,000 by next year.

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20 Top Hackers- the Good & the Bad

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Some are collectives, some work for the good, some just invented a simple code, some are very bad: Here’s the list of the 20 top hackers — good and bad — who have changed the cybersecurity landscape forever.

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DefSec: Here’s How Navy Reaches 355-Ship Fleet

355-ship fleet

DefSec Mark Esper says he is committed to a bigger, but much lighter, naval force. He lays out the steps on how the Navy can reach the 355-ship fleet goal.

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DoD Offering Support During Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus

The Pentagon has identified military installations that can provide housing for quarantined passengers traveling to the US through 11 major airports screening for the coronavirus from China. The list includes Joint Base Anacostia for passengers traveling through Dulles International Airport in Virginia.

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Pax Test Syncs Manned & Unmanned Growlers

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The Navy test wing at NAS Patuxent River tested the technology allowing F/A-18 Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers to perform combat missions with unmanned systems.

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F-35 Called Safe, Despite Wrong Bolts

F-35 bolts

DoD’s acquisition chief says the F-35 fleet is safe to fly, despite an unknown number of under-strength bolts in critical areas of the jet. Neither the Pentagon nor Lockheed know how many aircraft are affected.

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